https://www.duolingo.com/Myrrael

извините versus извини

Is there a difference, or am I over-thinking?

I came across извини on memrise after getting извините, here. I also thought it to probably be a 'noob' question, but it kept coming back, so I thought to just ask it now I came across it, once again.

July 29, 2018

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Myrrael

Спасибо!

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DarinaXXI

"Извини" is informal, singular, "извините" is formal, can be plural(context). For example, 1)"Ты извини меня, если что." 2)"Вы извините меня? Мне нужно выйти." If you have questions- ask me, I will try to help you. P. S. For those, who are too lazy to open that link above.

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Myrrael

Спасибо. I wasn't lazy, but thank you. I should have searched, but I didn't even think about it. Great explanation! And next time I have a question like this, I won't hesitate... ....hopefully to search before asking and not waste people's time, whoops.

July 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DarinaXXI

No, I didn't mean you are lazy. There a lot of people, who also want to know and probably lazy. :D

July 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Myrrael

Good point XD!

July 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gatu77

Little lifehack from me :) If there is -те at the end of the Russian verb, then it is 2nd person plural or polite formal version. In reflexive verbs it will be -тесь.

July 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Myrrael

To be honest, this was about the first -те I came across. Thank you, though, your comment is helpful ♥

July 31, 2018
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